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.s. economy. >> reporter: the port of houston handles 42 million tons of cargo every year. it extended its hours this week to try and get shipments in and out before a strike can bring the port to a standstill. jim gillis is vice president of gulf intermodal services, a container trucking company. >> we've seen a dramatic increase in volumes and congestion as a result. >> reporter: what happens if they can't get all the goods out of the port? >> you have containers being held in yards around the houston area, specifically, so you're going to see stores are going to have problems stocking. >> reporter: negotiations between the international longshoremen's union and the shipping companies are deadlocked over a proposal to cut royalties paid to 15,000 dock workers for each ton of cargo they move. a shutdown would affect 15 ports on the east and gulf coasts, including new york, baltimore, miami and houston. the ports handle nearly 50% of all oceangoing container shipments to the united states. some estimate a shutdown could cost a billion dollars a day in delayed shipments and lost work along
johnson for the touchdown. 13-3 houston. the punt, scoops it up, scores, texans win 29-17. houston clinches the afc south. are you guys staying with me? peyton manning and the broncos seeking their 9th straight win in baltimore. broncos lead, but ravens on the doorstep of the end zone. denver's chris harris picked off joe flak coast. broncos win 34-1. baltimore loses their third straight game. their lead is just a game. maybe they fired the wrong coordinator. they fired cam cameron last week, but they can't stop opposing off fences. >> so busy on game day. >> yes, indeed. we'll have a complete report from new england on that game. vern glen will be with the raiders. we have a magician on the show tonight. >> really? >> a little off the beaten path, but he is good. >> 11:35. >> that's going to do it for this edition of eyewitness news. "60 minutes" is next with coverage of the sandy brook elementary school massacre. good night. ,,,,,, ,, here you go. too. i'm to dreout that . i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head bac
, areas, sun, clouds, partly cloudy skies, light wind, if you are traveling around the country, houston, getting thundershowers, they are 72 in the forecasted high. and, snow, in denver and chicago. highs in the 20s and 30s. doing traveling around northern california. hitting the roads. for the most part we are looking dry. put away the umbrellas. it looks like for the most part for awhile. cloudy skies, it tahoe, not too bad. by the way, no chain restrictions on interstate 80 or highway 50. so, good chance to get up and take advantage of the skiing conditions. a lot of packed powder out there. here is a look at the forecast. over the next several days. so, we are keeping the rain chances in the forecast for late monday night. now, we are not talking a lot of rain. mostly for areas along the coastline. we get a shower or two or sprinkle or two, again, you will see it late afternoon into the night on monday. then, cheering for tuesday. new kwraoeur's day looks great. plenty of sunshine. again, chilly temperatures through at least the middle part of the week. then, wednesday, things look
on the former president george h.w. bush now hospitalized in houston. >> this picture a very private lesson in privacy for the first family of facebook coming up. >> and the sunshine is making a comeback all across the bay area. mostly sunny skies blue skies as well. we were able to spot a few clouds out there over by mount diablo. the rain is coming soon. we'll tell you when after this. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, and he still has a stubborn fever. cbs reporter adrianaz >>> welcome back. former president george h.w. bush remains in intensive care at a hospital in texas for four days and he still has a stubborn fever. cbs reporter adriana diaz has more on the condition of the man known as bush 41. >> the honorable george herbert walker bush. >> reporter: former president george h.w. bush is alert and in guarded condition in houston at methodist hospital. >> he is conscious. he recognizes people around here. he is joking with his doctors. those are good signs. >> reporter: the 88-year-old was put on a liquid diet wednesday as his fever got worse. the president was hospitalized last month because of
and four touchdowns against houston. in the fourth, brady dumped the pass off. breaking tackles, the ball pops out. brandon loy falls on it in the end zone. new england destroys the texans 42-14. the loss snaps houston's six-game winning streak and puts the patriots one game behind the texans for the conference top seed. >>> in basketball, the heat shut down the hawks. lebron james was flying high, slamming his way to 27 points. dwyane wade popped in another 26 to help miami beat atlanta 101-92. the heat are now 10-1 at home this season. >>> remember lin-sanity? jeremy lin is with houston and scored 38 points against the spurs. the game goes into o.t., and they pull away. san antonio has won five in a row. >>> and heisman trophy winner johnny manziel, also known as johnny football, paid a visit to david letterman. his topic, "the top ten perks of winning the heisman trophy." >> old nickname, johnny football. new nickname, heisman trophy winner johnny football. maybe mom will stop nagging me to go to dental school. i'll probably be the only heisman trophy winner at my high school reunion.
in intensive care at a houston hospital. doctors are trying to control a stubborn and rising feature. >> he's conscious, joking with his doctors but the president looks like he's done a few rounds with mike tyson. >> president owe pa ma returns to washington today with five days to avoid the fiscal cliff. >> all eyes will be on the senate after house republicans said it's up to senate leadership to reach a deal. >>> starbucks is urging action asking baristas in his washington, d.c., cafes to write the word "come together" on the cups. >> a new york newspaper facing backlash after it published the names and addresses of local gun owners. >>> a busy shanghai shopping center a shark tank exploded. >>> the windy city of chicago will sport america's most expensive parking meters. >> what do you think about that? >> too much. >> all that -- >> smith catches, shoots puts it up, puts it in at the buzzer! j.r. smith with another game winner! >>> what is your favorite app? >> scrabble. >> sometimes i want to yank that out of your hands. >> and all that matters. >> an endangered thi
in houston. if you plan to travel to the high country today, be very careful. winter storm warnings run. we could see upwards of 5 feet of snow across the higher between now and monday morning. so no messing around. this is a serious storm system. computer models picking up on the storm sagging south throughout the morning, this afternoon more showery. but toward tomorrow another impulse moves in and you're looking at possibility of some embedded thunderstorms some heavy rainfall into tomorrow morning could be a wild morning around the bay area tomorrow morning, as well. temperatures today expected only to be in the 50s outside and the next couple of days wet on and off throughout the weekend very stormy. maybe a break on monday into the first part of tuesday, christmas day but a chance of showers by the afternoon. and more rain is expected on wednesday and thursday. that's a look at weather. let's check traffic with gianna. >> rain on christmas, lawrence. >> i know, that would be terrible. i hope not. >> that was not on my christmas list. >>> 15 minutes delays to report out of redwood city
the country we're expecting thunderstorms in houston, a chance of snowden very, chicago and also new york which could cause delays there. temperatures mainly 50s central valley. the high country things beginning to slow down a little as far as the snow is concerned. the temperatures into the 50s as well. by tomorrow it looks like a chance of rainfall into the afternoon. showers continuing on wednesday and on thursday a chance of a few more showers, but the official forecast for christmas day, rain spreading throughout the day. i'm thinking maybe a boat for christmas will be good, umbrella. >> wet weather. >> a lot of fun. >> a lot of snow. >> tons of snow in the mountains. >> in tahoe you would love it if you're a skier. >>> we all need a little hope after the violent news from connecticut. today we find light shining in a young woman who's our student rising above. >>reporter: when we first met her she was only 19 and totally on her own. she and her younger sister lived month to month raising their younger brother, working minimum wage jobs after school to pay the bills. >> it's somethin
. at least two reported tornadoes touched down in the houston area. one man was killed when a toppled tree flattened his pickup truck. by mid-afternoon, nearly 70,000 people in the houston area were without power. meteorologist david bernard says it's only going to get worse. >> this is a wide-ranging storm, as far as impacts go. there's a tornado threat in the south all the way into the southeast for tomorrow. north of that, arkansas into tennessee, indiana, parts of missouri and even into ohio, the threat will be for blizzard conditions developing later tonight and tomorrow. >> reporter: and all that bad weather is tracking east, with the bulk of it hitting the northeast by wednesday night. nm? >> thanks, michelle. police are learning more about what led to the ambush of four firemen yesterday in webster, ebstyork. there is a memorial outside the firehouse to michael chip rene and thomas kaczowka. they were shot and killed by the gunman william spengler, who later killed himself. he left a rambling note in which he said he wanted to see how much of the neighborhood he could burn down and
holiday merrier than ever before. chevron plans to move those spots to houston over the nt two years.. but the company does plan to keep i corporate headquarters in san ramon. th some 800 bay area jobs may move out of town. chevron plans to move 800 jobs to houston but keep their headquarters in san ramon. >>> california's jobless rate dipped below 10% last month for the first time in four years. we are down to 9.8%. that's from 10.1% in october. the last time the california's unemployment was in the single digits was way back in january of 2009. >>> lawmakers are leaving for christmas without a plan to avoid the so-called "fiscal cliff." the house speaker lost a late- night push to pass his own fix and now there's uncertainty about what happens next. tara mergener is in washington with the very latest. >> reporter: michelle, speaker boehner says he is eager to negotiate a deal with the president. but at this point, there is no agreement in sight and lawmakers are leaving town. house speaker john boehner says now it's up to president obama and the democrats to steer the country away
destroyed. the fieldhouse is gone. all the portable classrooms are gone. >> reporter: near houston a tornado destroyed some buildings and tore down power lines. francis lowe and her husband couldn't get away in time. >> we tried to leave at first and couldn't because the truck was off the ground. it wouldn't go. then finally it touched the ground and we took off. >> reporter: and damage from a tornado in pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide and 8 people were taken to the hospital. ted williams' family was home celebrating christmas when the twister hit. >> hunkered down in the laundry room. >> reporter: further north, snow and ice covered oklahoma roads. >> i have chains on probably the only one, driving around going 5 miles an hour. >> reporter: the storm is picking up steam as it heads to arkansas and into the midwest. >> within those warning areas, blizzard conditions are expected over the next 24 hours or so. >> reporter: tomorrow, there could be up to a foot of snow in many parts of new england. edward lawrence for cbs news, washington. >> airlines have already canceled 5,000
, 88-year-old george h.w. bush remains in a hospital in houston where he's been since last month battling a bad cough. the former president now has a persistent fever. bob orr joins us now from washington with details. bob. >> reporter: good evening, jim. well, a spokesman for the bush family says that former president george h.w. bush is in "guarded condition," with that stubborn fever you mentioned that's not responding well to tylenol. the 88-year-old former president is on a liquid diet, and tonight he's in an intensive care unit at the houston hospital where he's been battling bronchitis and a series of setbacks over the past month or so. the spokesman said mr. bush's condition seems a little bit worse than it was on sunday, but he noted at the same time it's a bit better than it was yesterday. we're told he doesn't have very much energy, but his doctors are said to be "cautiously optimistic," and they believe they have all of his health issues in hand. jim. >> axelrod: thank you, bob. the news is better for south africa's former president, nelson mandela. he was released fr
to put an armed guard in every school. >>> former president george h.w. bush remains in a houston hospital this morning, but mr. bush was moved back to a regular room on saturday, out of the intensive care unit. he'd spent a week there being treated for a persistent fever. a spokesman says he continues to improve. >>> federal officials are investigating a tour bus crash in eastern oregon that killed at least nine people. the bus driver apparently lost control on an icy road yesterday. the investigators say the bus driver swerved, hit the guardrail, flipped, falling down some 100 feet of a steep embankment. the bus driver survived. more than 20 were injured. the bus was headed from las vegas to vancouver. >>> russian investigators are investigating a flight recorder of a russian jet trying to land in moscow. the only people onboard saturday's crew, five were killed. barry petersen reports. >> reporter: the footage from a passing driver shows debris exploding across the moscow highway as a twin jet flight 204 slammed into the ground. authorities said the plane had landed at one of m
-out could affect ports from boston to houston. >>> for the second time this month a man has been pushed to his death in the path of a new york subway train. >> crazy people running the streets. >>> an uninvited guests slithered into a backyard in florida. >> somebody else got the shower on the sideline. >> jamal crawford who i think should be an all-star coming off the bench is dangerous. be still. >> and all that matters. >> hillary clinton plans to go back to work just in time for the new year. >> two reather than get angry and you show it you live a lot longer. >> he gives a speech about hitting the debt ceiling! i'd like to see if he could even count to 1 million much less 16.4 trillion! captioning funded by cbs >> it's friday welcome to "cbs this morning," everyone. i'm jeff glor with rebecca jar sis. charlie, gayle and norah are off. there are predictions but little progress in washington with a deadline for the fiscal cliff now just four days away. >> president obama meets later today with congressional leaders in one last effort to make a deal before the dead
, thundershowers in houston. chicago snow. had temperatures by this afternoon, chilly low to mid- 50s across the bay area. and then that chance of rain continues once again into saturday clearing for sunday another slight chance of rain for monday. >>> discouraging news for parents wanting to adopt russian children. president vladimir putin is banning all adoptions by russian parents. cbs 5 reporter grace lee on the youngest victims of an international tug of war. >> our children are very much so excited for having a baby brother. we is the up his room together. >> reporter: the fong family spent the holidays with their two biological children nathan amend cameron and their siberian adoptee from two years ago and they were hoping for another addition for the family from russia in the coming year. >> this is our crib for our son. >> reporter: they are just one of hundreds caught in a international political showdown. president vladimir putin was defiantly saying he planned to sign the ban on adoptions to the u.s. the country's legislative branch had just passed the bill unanimously. this was
's going to mean big things. >> nls cup, houston dynamo called for the hand call. landon donovan puts it through. they win the straight mls cup, and it was david beckham's final mls game. the match point for branson volleyball on the left and right. mckenna, the sob shot and that's it. four straight years the branson bulls beat tricity christian to win the division 5 state championship. that was this morning down in ervine. a school of 300, and you have to go to this tiny school in ross california. >> four in a row right. >> four in a row. >> thank you much. >>> big story of course today is the weather and paul's keeping an eye on that for us. >> here's a look at the radar, the rain is already here. this is ahead of round 3. this is too many to count, so we're going to show you here, the rainfall that's out there. doppler showing heavy rainfall offshore, so watch out marin county. in the city of san francisco, half-moon bay, all the way north to santa rosa. it's going to pick up this evening and everybody gets the heavy rain overnight tonight. pretty rough driving for lunch tomorrow.
in houston, chicago and new york city staying dry in denver. 36 degrees is the forecasted high in denver this afternoon. here's a look at the forecast over the next several days. tuesday into wednesday things get unsettled in the the bay area and we have slight chance of rain. doesn't look like a whole lot in either system. but a good idea to pack your umbrella. that is a check of your forecast. >>> we're following a developing situation out of san leandro where a big rig may have hilt power lines and we have getting word this big rig may be on fair. this is on fairmont between 580 and lake chabot. we have news crew coming out to the scene for new information and in the meantime expect closures and delays. fairmont between 580 and lakes chabot. caltrans is busy this morning. northbound 880. is and on the upper deck of the bay bridge, road work there, one lane shut down as you head into the san francisco. on the lower deck no troubles but later on today they have roadwork that should get under way until 8:00. hopefully no delays. should be quiet through the midday. south 101 out of marin
looking at her, you can definitely tell i can recruit. okay? >>> the pats routed the 11-1 houston texans. pats win 42-14. >>> former nba all-star mcgrady. and no. 2, when is your face better than your foot? the player tried to clear it but instead it kicked off his face and goes into his own neck. >>> check out this cat. the defender kicks the frisbee up. unbelievable. you know, a little fact you probably don't know at home, and ken, elizabeth, but it is self-officiating frisbee. >> like golf. >> exactly. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, hathaway. our next newscast is tomorrw morning at 4-30. >>> david letterman is next with ann hathaway. ( band playing "late show" theme ) >> from new york, the greatest city in the world, it's the "late show" with david letterman. tonight... plus paul shaffer and the cbs orchestra.
recruit. okay? >>> the pats routed the 11-1 houston texans. pats win 42-14. >>> former nba all-star mcgrady. and no. 2, when is your face better than your foot? the player tried to clear it but instead it kicked off his face and goes into his own neck. >>> check out this cat. the defender kicks the frisbee up. unbelievable. you know, a little fact you probably don't know at home, and ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
to houston with his third triple double of his career. with bobcats in town dell is getting time with grand baby riley. a nice pass for the dunk, warriors up 12. bobcats would go on 18-5 run later in the quarter. cutting warrior lead to one. a behind the back pass to curry who nails one of his threes. a triple double. warriors win by 5. stanford wraps up a two game road trip at western. game is tied at 70 with under two minutes to go. cardinal answer on the next possession, brown hits go ahead 3. stanford wins 70-68. a's, in a letter, owner lieu wolf reportedly asked for an agreement to keep a's in oakland through 2018. that is a look at sports. see you at 5:30. >> a live look now of downtown san francisco. the rain is coming down. next is one more look at the top stories including the weather. all the rain and wind for the holiday storm that is now upon us. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, area this weekend. right now nearly a thousand custom >>> a look at this morning's top stories. holiday storm hitting the bay area this weekend. it is raining as we speak. nearly 1000 are withou
like they saw in newtown. the video was made by the city of houston with a grant from the department of homeland security. experts say if you hear gunshots, run, hide or if you have no other choice fight back. we have plenty of questions about what led up to this nightmare in connecticut yesterday. so do our kids. how do you talk to them? jim stier joining us live this morning. it depends on the age of the child. >> that's right. this is so tough for us as parents. it depends on the age of your children. if you have young kids under the age of 7 one of the most important things is turn off the tv set. it's very important that they don't sit there and get mem moreized by the imagines. this is scary. kids almost their age died in this. they're going to have fears and need to be comforted by you. >> it sounds like the problem is when you see these images repeatedly it makes them feel more real and closer to home. >> that's exactly right. remember the young er the kid is, the more likely they're going to feel that. it's going to be important to reassure them that they're safe. they're go
fire. the video created by the city of houston with the department of homeland security grant trains people to flee a shooting scene, prevent a shooter from finding you, and as a last resort, fight back. >> you always believe it's not going to happen here. >> reporter: dr. bobby lambert knows better. a workplace psychologist she handled the aftermath of one of the major mass shootings of our time, the 93 massacre at 101 street in san francisco. since then she says mass shootings have become down right common place. >> we're seeing more of it and i think it's more of our culture today in a way that it never had been. >> reporter: it's why lambert advocates live shooter training at schools and work places, like this one at a south san francisco school a few years ago, one man acting as a shooter and students and teacher taking cover. >> it helps them like a fire drill. so if there is a fire or a shooter in the building, you know where to go and hide. >> reporter: she says from reports, it's clear the teachers reacted swiftly, hiding children in closets and classrooms and leading them o
scores 22 for houston to beat the knicks 109, 96. monday night football, tennessee's chris johnson running and sending the jets out of a play off picture. titans beat the jets 14 to 10. and number one, that's devonte reynolds getting the shot for georgia high school. that's the big shot tonight in high school basketball. >> i read the score board. you have castilla signed. romo signed. brian wilson. he looks small all of a sudden. he looks small all of a sudden. nobodies ,,,,,,,,
brought a twinkey owned by david price. jeremy lin scores 22 for houston to beat the knicks 109, 96. monday night football, tennessee's chris johnson running and sending the jets out of a play off picture. titans beat the jets 14 to 10. and number one, that's devonte reynolds getting the shot for georgia high school. that's the big shot tonight in high school basketball. >> i read the score board. you have castilla signed. romo signed. brian wilson. he looks small all of a sudden. nobodies knocking on the doors. >> we'll see. i'm holding out hope. >> we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,, [ singing christmas carols in background ] aunt sally's singing again. it's a tradition, honey. [ singing christmas carols ] mmmm. [ female announcer ] make new traditions with pillsbury grands! cinnamon rolls. [ female announcer ] holiday cookies are a big job. everything has to be just right. perfection is in the details. ♪ get to holiday fun faster is the perfect choice for holiday gatherings. martinelli's is non-alcoholic, festive like champagne, and tastes great! martinelli's: since 1868. our next ne
28- 16 on an emotional day. houston's loss dropped them down to the 3rd seat. hosting cincinnati next weekend. the second wild card game is indianapolis at baltimore. this just in. the 49ers first play off game is determined going to be saturday january 12th. a 5:00 p.m. kick off. >> all right. >> the word is out. [ laughter ] >> make your plans. don't schedule anything else. >> you are a little excited already. >> yes. playoffs. [ laughter ] >> and "game day" tonight. >> going to wrap it all up in a nice bow. >> all right, thank you very much. that will do it for this edition of eyewitness news "60 minutes" is next. you can find your news, weather on our web site. until we see you at 11:00, good night ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, captioning funded by cbs and ford-- built for the road ahead. >> pelley: we don't use the word "breakthrough" often, but when you see how this pittsburgh mother of two, who is also a quadriplegic, controls this robotic arm with nothing but her thoughts, you'll agree there's no better word. >> i can move it up. and straight down. and left and right and diagonally. and
recovering in the intensive care unit at a houston hospital. a bush family spokesperson says the 88-year-old is in good spirits and his exchanges with doctors and nurses now include singing. a bronchitis-like cough initially sent the 41st president to the hospital on november 23rd. mr. bush was moved to intensive care earlier this week to treat a persistent fever. >>> with the new year just days away, law enforcement is beefing up patrols to combat drunk driving. agencies from every corner -- police agencies from every point of the bay area have dui checkpoints right now and throughout the weekend they'll continue to do so. the drunk driving crackdowns come as state senator jerry hill proposes tougher penalties for repeat offenders. the democrats' plan includes a requirement that repeat offenders have their car fitted with ignition interlock device like you see there. the device prevents a car from starting if alcohol is detected on the driver's breath. >> we've tried increasing fines, we've tried to revoke licenses to deter those chronic offenders. we need to do more to save lives. >>
at a hospital in houston. a fever that kept mr. bush in the hospital over christmas has apparently gotten worse. doctors have him on a liquid- only diet. a bush family spokesperson says the 88-year-old was alert, joking with doctors, but had yet to respond to fever- reducing medication. a bronchitis cough initially sent him to the hospital in november. >>> a cash payout coming to millions of toyota drivers. >>> right away, i thought, a card from an angel. >> lost and found. a thrift store discovery that managed to connect friends that were lost and found a new friend along the way. >>> costs go up to survive. we have to do it. >> and your next batch of shirts could cost a little more. the international trade dispute that has your dry cleaner wired for a surprise hike. >>> hi-def doppler is showing rain-free conditions throughout the bay area. mostly clear, chilly conditions. beautiful shot from our new oakland cam. i'll have your foreca,,,,,,,,,,, a class action lawsuit over unintended accel >>> toyota says it will pay more than $1 billion to settle a class action lawsuit over unintended accele
are threatening to whack off the job on sunday. a walk-off could shut ports down from boston to houston. they move more than 1,400 million tons a year. >>> seaworld is known for its water shows and killer whales. iter and $80 million during the first nine months of this year. seaworld's other properties include two busch garden parks and sesame place in pennsylvania. duarte? erica ferrar. >>> thanks erica. straight ahead, your weather and in sports dwyane wade gets hit where it counts, in the wallet. this ill-advised attack on this player. >>> here's a look at today's ♪ aww man. [ male announcer ] returns are easy with free pickup from the u.s. postal service. we'll even drop off boxes if you need them. visit usps.com pay, print, and have it picked up for free. any time of year. ♪ nice sweater. thank you. ♪ >>> here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. new york, mostly sunny, 39 degrees. miami, mostly sunny, 77. chaurks occasional snow, 34 degrees. dallas, showers, 47. las angeles, mostly sunny, 63 degrees. >>> time now for a check of the national forecast. heavy w
biscuits >>> a trip to houston and the all-star games tonight. with the bobcats in town, some face time with the baby. warriors up 12. but the bobcats would go on an 18-5 run. it cuts the warriors lead to one. but tonight was a stephen curry and david lee show. fourth quarter, the curry jumper from lee. and a triple double. the warriors win 115-100. bring on the lakers! >>> stanford wrapping up a two- game road trip at northwestern. josh huestis with 18. stanford up 26-12. but northwestern would get it close. tre demps nails the three to tie the game at 70, with under two minutes to go. but the cardinal answer on the next possession. aaron hits the three. that was a game-winner. stanford wins 70-68. >>> it appears that the a's will remain the oakland a's for now. owner lew wolff reportedly asked for an agreement that would keep the a's in oakland through 2018. both added that the team would remain in oakland for at least five years, regardless of their efforts to obtain a new stadium. >>> it is time for your friday night top five. beef 'o' brady's bowl. ucf beats ball state. >>> no. 3,
is out of intensive care. mr. bush, who is 88, was hospitalized with bronchitis last month in houston. he was moved into intensive care december 23 after he developed a fever. doctors say his condition is improving and he was moved to a regular hospital room today. they say he is in good spirits. >>> well, our recent winter storms have washed away many of our memories of last year's very dry season. but for those keeping track, the storms have concerns we could be headed for another drought. >> reporter: snow fell again today in california's mountains, the latest in a string of storms. >> if this particular trend continues, we'll be looking at excess water rather than a water shortage. >> reporter: meteorologist paul deanno says the mounting snow pack, already 146% higher than normal, means the state's reservoirs will be in good supply. >> it's almost like putting water in a bank and then saving it for summertime, when we get virtually no rainfall. >> my gut feeling is this is going to be a good year for us. >> reporter: john is a water manager in southern california, where part of l.a.'s
: near houston, texas the tornado destroyed some buildings and tore down power lines. francis couldn't get away in time. >> we tried to get away. the truck was off the ground and it wouldn't go. finally we took off. >> reporter: damage from pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide. 8 people were taken to the hospital. ted williams' family was home celebrating christmas when the twister hit. >> they hunkered down in the laundry room. >> reporter: further north a snowstorm is the problem. snow and ice covered the roads in oklahoma. >> i got my chains on. i'm probably the only one with chains on driving around going 5 miles an hour. >> reporter: and the storm is pick up steam as it heads through arkansas into the midwest. within those warning areas, blizzard conditions are expected over the next 24 hours or so. tomorrow there could be up to a foot of snow in many parts of new england. edward lawrence for cbs news, washington. >> and back here in california, there was snow in the sierra for christmas. that meant chains for drivers without four-wheel drive and big delays. some folk
government to take action to protect women. >>> the houston chronicle says former president george h.w. bush is out of intensive care and resting in a regular room at the methodist hospital. he is being treated for a persistent fever. his condition improved over the weekend. >>> the moscow times reports five people were killed when a russian airliner crashed as it tried to land in moscow. a dash cam video shows how the plane overshot the runway went through a fence, and onto a highway. there were just eight crew members on board. >>> "usa today" says lawmakers on capitol hill reached a deal on sunday to extend the farm bill for another year. without an agreement, dairy subsidies would have risen to 1949 levels and the price of milk could have doubled. >>> and "the new york post" said kim kardashian and kanye west are expecting their first child. at his concert in atlantic city he told the crowd now you're having my baby and told them to congratulate his baby mom. they have been dating for nearly a year. anthony? you were surprised by the news this morning. >> yea
that should give way to sunshine. around the country mostly cloudy skies in houston and cloudy into denver 53 degrees. a cool 47 in chicago and 45 degrees but mostly sunny in new york. low clouds and thick fog early on today that should begin to break up throughout the day and by the afternoon a little bit of sunshine sneaking through. temperatures going to stay fairly mild in most spots but we'll see a return probably of some low clouds an thick tule fog in the valleys tonight and tomorrow morning. temperatures in the 50s and 60s in the south bay. 50s into antioch. probably low 60s into livermore and also walnut creek. and inside the bay sunshine this afternoon and a couple of passing clouds. and temperatures in the 50s and 60s. next couple of days, we are going to see some decent weather. it should stay dry. warmer as we head in towards sunday and monday. we'll stay dry to the middle of next week. back to you. >> thank you. a phone call between president obama and house speaker john boehner may be a positive sign in all of this "fiscal cliff" drama, they spoke yesterday raising hopes that f
ports from boston to houston. those ports move as much as 100 million tons of goods each year including everything from flat screen tvs, sneaker and snow shovels. >>> the housing market shows new signs of rebounding. the commerce department says sales of new homes increased by about 4.5% in november from the month before. that's the fastest pace in two years. >>> and that's your moneywatch. for more, stay with cbsmoneywatch.com. back to you. >> thank you. >>> with all the snow falling in the sierra, avalanche concerns are on the minds of many after two people died at resorts this week. cbs reporter neda iranpour asks, what's being done to keep skiers safe? >> reporter: it's one of the snowiest decembers here at northstar ski resort during one of the busiest weeks. >> i love snow. it's really cool because it's all fluffy and soft. >> the conditions are amazing, we have had a lot of new snow. >> reporter: but potential for avalanches goes up as the snowpack does. >> it helps with a sliding surface. you have a hard base underneath and light snow on top. >> reporter: two avalanches on chris
. >>> and former president george h.w. bush is in intensive care at a houston hospital with a fever and cough. mr. bush was admitted to the hospital more than a month ago with a bad case of bronchitis. he was then moved to the icu this past sunday. a bush family spokesman says 88- year-old was alert joking with doctors but had yet to respond to fever-reducing medication. >>> some good news this morning. former south african president nelson mandela is out of the hospital. the 94-year-old is recovering at home now after being hospitalized. he had a lingering lung infection. during his stay in the hospital, the nobel peace prize winner also had an operation to remove gallstones. officials say he will continue to get treatment but is finally back home and apparently on the mend. >> good. >>> it is 6:09. the warriors hit the road again. how the team did in utah last night. >> and rocking out to their own beat. ♪ [ music ] >> how music is helping some local students overcome life's obstacles. >> and we have a fight on the ice. the hockey brawl with some pretty interesting background music. we'll che
showers. temperatures in the upper 50s. across the country 73 degrees in houston, 48 and cool in denver, 45 degrees in chicago. you have some rain in new york 54 degrees. around the bay area, we'll keep those temperatures mainly in the 50s and couple of low 60s. the next few days may watch the weather settle down a bit. frosty temperatures tonight and tomorrow night very cold. but then stormy weather could make a return on thursday staying unsettled and possibly wet right into the weekend. back to you. >> thank you. >>> a group of fishermen in santa cruz make it off their sinking boat in santa cruz alive. six men set sail yesterday when their 18-foot boat started taking on water. they called for help, took an hour for rescuers to find them. everybody on board made it out safely and uninjured. >>> more bay area headlines. the san francisco deputy accused of robbing a bank will be back in court today. police say that phillip tonge held up a bank of america branch in the richmond district in november. he allegedly handed the teller a note saying he was armed. investigators used video to id
, snow there, new york, houston, seeing some rain showers, delays are still very likely across the country if you are heading home after the holidays. pinpoint forecast for later on today seeing a lot of 50s, low it mid-50s for the most part.52 in fremont. 54 los altos. east bay numbers similar story, antioch and brentwood chilly in the 50s. low 50s in pleasant hill and walnut creek. 54 in berkeley and alameda. over the next several days, here's the forecast. dry break for today and then unsettled weather returns friday afternoon into saturday. drying out for now sunday through new year's day so if you have any new year's eve plans shouldn't be bad to hit the town. wednesday things wet again. the rain showers return. so check the roads all across the bay area, we have a couple of new fender-benders right now westbound 580 approaching 680 the dublin interchange. i cannot see it in this traffic camera, but apparently it was cleared right to the right shoulder right in this area where our camera is so a little bottleneck in the area, maybe the drive time picked up a few minutes be
in the pacific division. 103-92, the final. all right. houston dynamo, a handball, against the l.a. galaxy, galaxy won their second straight mls cup, 3-1. it was david beckham's final mls game. >>> that is victor with the pick 6. 21st straight ncs crown. they win it 52-7. >>> in volleyball, state championship against martin luther king riverside. the no. 2 team in the nation completes an undefeated season at 38-and- 0, winning a straight set in division two. and from the world of boxing, no doubt, in a unanimous decision, over miguel cotto, 12 rounds tonight, he retains his 154-pound title. >>> we get the ravens and the steelers. of course, we will have the fifth quarter. right here on cbs 5. we'll be back. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for rea
. not enough. houston downs l.a. 107-105. when we come back why the statue of liberty remains off limits to tourists and then buckle up. oh, my goodness. look at who is in the driver's seat. we'll check out specially trained dogs who are hitting the road. at. we'll check out specially trained dogs who are hitting the road. it could also mean living with joint damage. help relieve the pain and stop the damage with humira, adalimumab. for many adults with moderate to severe ra, humira is clinically proven to help relieve pain and stop joint damage. so you can treat more than just the pain. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, or other types of cancer, have happened. blood, liver and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure have occurred. before starting humira, your doctor should test you for tb. ask your doctor if you live in or have been to a region where certain fungal infections are common. tell your doctor if you have had tb, hepatitis b,
there. across the country 73 degrees in houston, 45 and cold in chicago mostly cloudy. 54 some showers into new york. around the bay area, 50s and maybe some low 60s this afternoon in the south bay and that will be about it. and then we are going to catch a break. toward tomorrow, just a slight chance of maybe a shower or two. but really partly cloudy skies. wednesday looks dry. but a return to some stormy weather on thursday staying unsettled right into the weekend, gianna. >> it's going to be a tough weekend with all that rain. let's head over to the roadways now. 121 also known as silverado trail is completely shut down now due to an accident that may have hit a pole and took out some wires so there's lots of activity and crews on the scene trying to clean up the situation between stone crest drive and hagen road the 1800 block of sill rather is rad doe trail so give yourself some extra time to get around that area. they should have that reopened by 7:00 this morning. the rest of the bay area slick surfaces. 880 both directions looking good, somewhat windy. 15 minutes between 238 an
buildings for classrooms are gone. >> reporter: here in houston, texas, the tornado destroyed some buildings and tore down power lines. francis lowe and her husband couldn't get away in time. >> we tried to leave at first but could't because the truck was off the ground, and it wouldn't go. finally, it touched the ground, and we took off. >> reporter: damage from a tornado in pearl river, mississippi, stretched a mile wide. eight people were taken to the hospital. ted williams' family was home celebrating christmas when the tornado hit. >> we went in the laundry room and sat down and hunkered down. >> reporter: further north ice and snow covered the roads in oklahoma. >> i got my chains on. i'm probably the only one with chains on driving around going 5 miles an hour. >> reporter: the storm is picking up steam as it heads through arkansas and into the midwest. >> within those warning areas blizzard conditions are expected over the next 24 hours or so. >> reporter: tomorrow there could be up to a foot of snow in many parts of new england. >> and the storm is covering a massive area at the mom
at a houston hospital. . . bush, who is 88, is in the intensive care unit with bronchitis and a high fever. president bush's predecessor ronald reagan once famously called margaret thatcher the best man in england. meirs was an enduring friendship but barry peterson reports on documents that reveal fnother side of their alliance. t reporter: in front of the cameras, it was all smiles. >> britain and america will stand side by side. bu reporter: but the documents released today by the british national archives reveal some tempestuous moments. after argentina invaded the falkland islands in the south htlantic ocean in 1982, prime minister thatcher launched a land and sea invasion to take and back, counting on president oagan for support, telling him, "you are the only person who will understand." but mr. reagan hesitated, afraid that u.s. support would offend argentina's latin american ntlies. lae relationship hit its lowest point during the falkland's war, when president reagan kept erging the prime minister to negotiate a truce, a suggestion she flatly rejected. 255 soldiers died before br
for persistent fever in the intensive care unit of a houston hospital. mr. bush was admitted to the icu sunday following a series of setbacks and is now on a liquids-only diet. he remains in guarded condition but doctors are cautiously optimistic about his treatment. president bush has been in the hospital since november 23rd for treatment of a lingering cough. mr. bush, the 41st president, is 84 years old. >>> former south african president nelson mandela is home after being released from the hospital. doctors say he's not fully recovered from a lung infection but he's well enough to go home. mr. nelson is 84 years old. >>> and now to the efforts to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. president obama returns to washington later today and the senate is due in session, but just about everyone agrees with just five days left, the possibility for a grand bargain to avoid across-the-board tax increases and spending cuts is all but lost, and even prospects for watered down deals seems slim. tara mergener is in washington with more. tara, good morning. >> good morning, duarte. yes. hopes for legislati
infection and gal stones. >>> the first president bush will spend christmas in the hospital in houston. bush who is 88 has been battling a cough for weeks and developed a fever over the weekend. we got worded to that actor yak klugman has died. most notably in the odd couple. he won two emmys playing the sloppy sports writer with his roommate. in the 80s he lost his voice to throat cancer but trained himself to speak again. he was 90. >>> at the vatican, pope den ticket celebrated christmas eve mass. benedict is 85. he urged people to slow down and spend more time with god and less time using high-tech gadgets. on a somewhat related note for the first time ever britain's queen elizabeth has gone 3d. she watched a playback. she thanked all the athletes who took part in the london olympics. the message will air tomorrow. >>> one christmas tradition would not take place without some of santa's helpers. their story is next. sometimes life can be well, a little uncomfortable. but when it's hard or hurts to go to the bathroom, there's dulcolax stool softener. dulcolax stool softener doesn't make y
that nomination. >>> former president george h.w. bush is in intensive care at a houston hospital with a fever and lingering cough. mr. bush was admitted to the hospital more than a month ago with bronchitis. he was moved to icu sunday. a bush family spokesman says the 88-year-old was alert and joking with the doctors but had yet to respond to fever reducing medication. >>> more than 250,000 people want a kansas-based church known for its pickets at soldiers funerals to be labeled a hate group. 253,000 people have signed an online petition on the white house website. it asks the obama administration to recognize westboro baptist church as a hate group for targeting homosexuals, the military and other religions. it's now the single most supported petition ever on whitehouse.gov. >>> 4:39. toyota will pay more than $1 billion to settle a class action lawsuit over unintended acceleration in some of its vehicles. the settlement is one of the largest of its type in automotive history. drivers sued toyota because floor mats were stuck causing the vehicle to accelerate. under the agreement toyota wil
in houston. he was moved into intensive care december 23 after developing a fever. doctors say his condition is improving and he was moved to a regular hospital room today. they say he is in good spirits. >>> weddings are always a special time for the bride and groom, but wait until you hear where a southern california couple will tie the knot on new year's day. >> and you won't need an umbrella tonight. a low pressure is moving south so grab a jacket. temperatures will get chilly overnight. how cold? we'll let you know coming up. a high surf advisory is in effect until 10 o'clock ton. the national w >>> big waves will be crashing along the coast for another few hours. a high surf advisory is in effect until 10:00 tonight. the national weather service says waves are 17 to 22 feet high. anyone taking walks along the beach should be aware of the risk of getting washed into the sea because of the big waves and strong rip currents. fishermen are being advised to avoid fishing from the rocks. >>> elizabeth wenger in tonight for roberta. and yes, i can all right feel that it's getting colder. >> c
in a houston hospital. the 88-year-old was admitted last month after developing a cough. he's now being treated for weakness and fever. doctors say they are cautiously optimistic about his recovery. >>> nelson mandela will also spend christmas in the hospital where he's being treated for a lung infection and gallstones. people in capetown gathered to pray for the former south african president. other prayer services took place across the country. >>> the so-called king of the character actors has died. charles durning played everything from a nazi officer to the pope. he earned two oscar nominations including one for the musical "the best little whorehouse in texas." he was also a world war ii vet who survived the d-day invasion of normandy and battle of the bulge. he was 89 years old. >>> the actor best known as oscar for his role in the 1970s sitcom "the odd couple" has passed away. john finolio takes a look at jack klugman's life, career, and challenges he overcame. >> reporter: jack klugman was best known as the lovable, sloppy, cigar-loving sports writer oscar madison in "the odd couple."
though he remains in intensive care at a hospital in houston. a bush family spokesman says the 88-year-old is alert and in good spirits. the doctors are cautiously optimistic. mr. bush was hospitalized for a bronchitis-like cough more than a month ago. we have asked dr. kim mulvihill to fill us in. what's guarded? >> reporter: that means he is between stable and critical. he will be watched closely. bronchitis can take months to clear but anytime the elderly have bronchitis it could develop into a more complicated lung infection pneumonia especially when the patient is in the icu. >> the difference between bronchitis and pneumonia? >> bronchitis is an inflammation of the large airways that carry air from the mouth to the lungs. pneumonia is an infection of the lung tissue itself. this infection inflames the air sack and they film up with fluid and can cause symptoms such as a cough with phlegm, fever, chills and trouble breathing. >> and pneumonia is treatable, right? >> absolutely. it usually is. most adults it will take a week or two to clear. but pneumonia can be very severe espec
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